Meet the Trustees
Aquino G. Gallegos
Costilla County Housing Authority
Appointed December 2013 • Term expires December 2017
Aquino Gallegos graduated from Western in 1982 with a degree in business administration. Mr. Gallegos is Executive Director of Costilla County Public Housing in San Luis, Colorado. He has also served as Costilla County’s Director of Social Services and was employed for more than twenty years by Rocky Mountain SER, which contracts employment and training programs within the state of Colorado. Mr. Gallegos is currently Treasurer of the San Luis Peoples Ditch (the oldest adjudicated water right in Colorado 1856) and is a member of the Costilla County Natural Resource Conservation District Board. Mr. Gallegos says he chose to attend Western because it allowed him to combine a great education with his passion for the outdoors. After graduating, he returned to San Luis to manage his family’s property, a fifth generation Colorado centennial ranch that he and his brother continue to operate.
Meyer M. Saltzman
Reappointed December 2012 • Term expires December 2016
Meyer Saltzman is a certified public accountant and partner with Saltzman Hamma Nelson Massaro LLP, an accounting and consulting firm in Denver, which he founded in 1975 and merged with a national firm in 1997. His practice areas include litigation support, business formation, capital acquisition, business valuation, and real estate matters. He also is a Diplomat of the American Board of Forensic Accounting and holds a Colorado real estate broker’s license. Mr. Saltzman also is involved with a variety of philanthropic, community, and professional organizations. Among those are the Caring for Colorado Foundation, the National Jewish Fund’s Mountain States Council, Community Associations Institute, and Colorado Concern, a political action committee for improving the economy, education, and quality of life in Colorado.